Poetic Devices

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A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
That guy's a beast.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
I dumped my drink in the sink.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
How many lines does a sonnet have?

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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